Migrating Software to OpenSource

by Cynthia Flash

What is the reason behind Companies releasing their commercial products to the open source community? Some of the reasons are explained here.

This fall Sun Microsystems Inc. made a splash when it announced it would open the source code to its popular StarOffice desktop office suite. The Oct. 13 announcement followed a move by America Online Inc.'s Netscape Communicati

This article was originally published on Sunday Dec 10th 2000
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